OrganFax News

OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Important Safety Announcement For Korg PA3XImportant Safety Announcement For Korg PA3X

Tuesday 1st May

We have been aware of a safety issue with the Korg PA3X for a little while and are pleased to say that after investigation Korg have taken appropriate action and released the following information.

Pa3X: “Repair Action” required in response to a “Customer Safety Notice”

We have discovered an unusual problem affecting a very small number of the batteries in both models (76 key and 61 key) of the Pa3X which requires these batteries to be replaced. In certain very extreme conditions, the faulty battery pack may not be protected against accidental sh... Read more.

OFR May Edition Online Now!OFR May Edition Online Now!

Tuesday 1st May

Yet more offerings from the popular duo Brett Wales & Chris Powell in their May 2012 podcast.

All your favourites and more! Including, John Kyffin, Ady Zehnpfennig, Franz Lambert, Richard Hore, John Romero, Brian Hazelby, Robert Wolfe, Tony Stace and many more!

Missed a show? Don't forget that it is possible to listen to previous shows that are archived on the site too...

Tune in to listen now...

A Night At The Silent MoviesA Night At The Silent Movies

Monday 30th April

Fancy a night out at the silver screen? Well there will be just such a night at the Rye Wurlitzer on Saturday 12th May 2012. Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Charlie Chaplin and others will be presented just the way they used to be and will be accompanied by the North East's master accompanist Carl Heslop (direct from his appearances at the Berwick Festival). This will be a treat as it ia the first time Carl has appeared at Rye.

Admission is at 7.30 pm, tickets prices are Adults £8 and Children £4.00. More information and tickets can be obtained on 01424 444058 or from Rye College on 01797 222545.

Britains Got Talebt Is backBritains Got Talent Is Back!

Sunday 29th April

Graham Blackledge (Manager at Rimmers Music shop) opened up Britains Got Talent last night and made a huge impression on the panel. Alesha and David loved him, Simon Cowell's comment was not quite so complimentary saying his performance was "like eating vanilla ice cream with a sausage" to which Graham asked him if he had ever done so!

Grahams performance consisted of opening with Toccata which then segued into La Bamba to which the audience stood up, danced and joined in. He then got a standing ovation. With two yes's to one he has qualified for the next round. Will he join Jean Ma... Read more.

Another New VenueAnother New Venue

Saturday 28th April

Two in one day! East Coast Organ Society have just informed us that they have also changed venue and details can be found on their OrganFax web page. Carol Rose said "We are looking forward to our time at the the venue and we would like to extend a welcome to anyone that has not yet visited our club".

We wish them the best of luck for the future!

New VenueNew Venue

Saturday 28th April

From May 2012, Leamington Organ and Keyboard Club will have a new concert venue: Sydenham Community Centre, Chesterton Drive, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 1YJ. The first concert there will be on Wednesday May 16th at 7.45pm and will feature Andrew Nix.

If you live in the area, check it out and give them your support!

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